The Foundling Museum
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Christmas Story Lanterns
Create a magical Christmas lantern, inspired by the stories in the fun family concert Christmas with Pooh Bear and Friends. Illustrate your lantern with pictures from Winnie the Pooh or Wind in the Willows, then take it home to hang in your bedroom. Suitable for children age 3 and up. Sign up on the day.
Christmas With Pooh Bear And Friends
Enjoy songs and nonsense poems - and join in too! David Owen Norris and Amanda Pitt perform pieces from Winnie the Pooh, The Wind in the Willows and works by Edward Lear in this family-friendly concert. They are joined by Esme Patey-Ford who reads to us from A.A. Milne and Kenneth Grahame. From The Yonghy Bonghy Bo to The…
Clay Soup Bowls
Join artist Shelly Wain for a clay-based workshop inspired by our exhibition Feeding the 400. Create a soup bowl for the Foundling Hospital children, then design an emblem f
Feeding Rhe 400
Based on new research, this exhibition considers a fundamental yet little-examined aspect of life at the Foundling Hospital - food. Guest curator Jane Levi presents the multi-faceted impact that food and eating regimes had on children at the Hospital from 1740 to 1950. This fascinating story is explored through art…
Folk At The Foundling: The Breath And Julie Murphy
Join us for a double bill featuring The Breath who perform tracks from their album Carry Your Kin, and singer-songwriter Julie Murphy who performs songs from her new album Every Bird That Flies. The Breath interweaves Rioghnach Connolly's soul-cleansing vocals, with hypnotic accompaniment by former Cinematic Orchestra…
Fri 25 Nov
£14 ( £12) / 020 7841 3600
Folk At The Foundling: The Rheingans Sisters
Fresh from their win at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, The Rheingans Sisters bring their beguiling compositions to the Foundling Museum. Critics have rapturously received The Rheingans Sisters latest album, Already Home, with its rich tapestry of fiddle and voice performed by two players of distinct style and reference. The…
A Foundling Christmas Dinner
Join us for a hands-on cookery workshop to discover the recipes, tastes and techniques of the past. Led by Jane Levi, curator of Feeding the 400, recreate the Christmas dishes consumed at the Foundling Hospital during its 200-year history, then sample the feast you've created over a glass of wine with fellow participants.
George Egg: The Mess
Cook and comedian George Egg hosts a food-centric cross between a comedy club and a really good school assembly. A mix of comedy, cookery demonstration, and TED-type lecture, prepare to leave intellectually and gastronomically sated. Special guests include writer and broadcaster Tim Hayward, comedian Harry Hill, chef Tim…
Join curator Jane Levi for a private tour of our exhibition *Feeding the 400 *to discover the food that Foundling Hospital children ate. Design your own Hospital-inspired biscuit cutter, then make gingerbread to take home and share with your family.
Old Coram Assocation Carol Service
Former Foundling Hospital pupils are joined by the Museum's community choir for an annual carol service in our beautiful Picture Gallery.
Tastes Of Childhood
Do you remember the food you ate as a child? Curator of Feeding the 400, Jane Levi, chairs a discussion on the lasting impact of our childhood food experiences with food writer Claudia Roden, writer and columnist Bee Wilson, and professor of nursing Anne Marie Rafferty. Dr Jane Levi is a researcher, writer and consultant…